Sharp Bridge scheduled for extensive upgrades By Gwendolyn Craig One of the state’s oldest campgrounds could be on the docket for some restoration work. The Adirondack Park Agency and state Department of Environmental Conservation have … [Read more...] about APA, DEC seek feedback on North Hudson campground plan
Advocates fight for predator, hoping for its return to Adirondacks By Mike Lynch Sitting on a log on a mid-December morning last year in the woods near Cooperstown, Brian, a 22-year-old deer hunter, heard rustling behind him. “I … [Read more...] about Return of the wolf?
DEC Forester Bryan Ellis on forestland and value in the changing climate By Megan Plete Postol New York’s forests play an important role in climate change by the way they cycle carbon. The Adirondack Explorer caught up with DEC … [Read more...] about Ask a Scientist: Carbon sequestration
Destructive zigzag sawfly found in St. Lawrence Co. By Mike Lynch An insect that leaves a distinct mark on elm leaves is one of the newest terrestrial invasive species to be discovered in New York, but scientists are still determining what its … [Read more...] about Elm trees, already vulnerable, face additional threat
Land trust program benefits Wiawaka Center By Gwendolyn Craig The oldest women’s retreat in the country is adding a new superlative to its legacy—one of New York’s first land trust forest conservation easements. The Lake George Land Conservancy … [Read more...] about New conservation easement funds Lake George forest protections
Bruin killings are on the rise in New York By Pete DeMola Times Union, Albany LONG LAKE — Bears are universal in Long Lake. Bear images dot the signs of real estate firms, pubs and diners, ice cream parlors, on homes, at the public … [Read more...] about A bear situation or a people problem?